The table below looks at the statistics for Data Mining skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Mining
Rank 115 108 103
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 13 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.24% 1.38% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£270 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £429 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £19.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+92.10% -49.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
580 581 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.02% 23.82% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 284 274
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +74.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £11.10 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £180.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.60 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+22.39% -7.00%

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region.

Data Mining Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Data Mining Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Mining
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region.

Data Mining Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -2 7 £270 +22.72% 2
Edinburgh -12 5 - - 1
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Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining.

1 8 (40.00%) SQL
1 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (30.00%) ETL
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Data Management
4 5 (25.00%) SAP
4 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (20.00%) Markit EDM
5 4 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 4 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Management
5 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (15.00%) JIRA
6 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.00%) Business Objects
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (15.00%) Test Management
6 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (15.00%) Relational Database

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (5.00%) QlikView
4 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.00%) SAP BI
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
1 3 (15.00%) Zephyr
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) ETL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Architect
6 1 (5.00%) SAP BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (30.00%) ETL
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Data Management
5 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Management
5 4 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Test Management
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) ABAP
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos